Feb 18th / May 21st
Sep 17th 2023
Villa di Parco Galvani
Viale Dante 33
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Dreams and realism in the early masters of comics
50 original comic strips by great american masters
25 Masters who shaped the art of comics.
- Winsor Mcay : Little Nemo
- Elzie Chrisler Segar : Popeye – Braccio di ferro
- Floyd Gottfredson : Mickey Mouse – Topolino
- Otto Soglow : The Little King
- Otto Mesmer : Felix the Cat
- Chester Gould : Dick Tracy
- Al Capp : Li’l Abner
- Milton Caniff : Terry and the pirates
…and Frederick Burr Opper, Billy DeBeck, Richard Felton Oucault, James Swinnerton, Rudolph Dirks, Harold Knerr, Geo McManus, Bud Fisher, Carl B. Williams, Gene Byrnes, Harry J. Tuthill, Henry Bushmiller, Rube Goldberg, Dick Calkins, Basil Wolverton, Lyman Young, Ham Fisher.
Among the diplayed authors, an unexpected signature: the 1930-1933 heavyweight world champion boxer Primo Carnera! The “gentle giant” from Sequals was the author of a series of strips about himself adventures.
The catalog of the exhibition
is in “tabloid” format.
This format was typical in newspapers
of the first half of the last century.
They hosted the Sunday strips and boards
in large format inserts.
STRIP ART is a collaboration of PAFF! International Museum of Comic Art, Cassa di Risparmio di Jesi Foundation, ACCA Academy of Comics Creativity and Visual Arts Jesi
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